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Mayor’s budget denies housing groups’ requests

Three months ago, a team of homeless service providers sent the city a proposal for housing San Francisco residents without a home and keeping...

Assembly passes bill to limit land-use ballot initiatives

A bill that would make it harder for local residents to pass ballot measures limiting development has passed the state Assembly with almost no...

The case for a homeless shelter in Bayview

  It’s Friday afternoon at the drop-in center known as Mother Brown’s on the corner of Jennings Street and Van Dyke Avenue. Despite the iron-gated...

Who are the real hoarders?

“Mr. Allison, Mr. Allison, this is your case-mangler, we are here for your daily, weekly, hourly room inspection.” Covered in face mask, latex gloves and...

The Agenda: SF is losing affordable housing almost as fast as we can build it

The Planning Department has released its latest report on how the city’s affordable housing balance is coming along, and it’s not pretty. The report, which...

What the city’s new housing policy will mean

San Francisco wound up with a sweeping new affordable housing policy this week, one that will encourage the demolition of some existing low-rise commercial...

In historic vote, Democratic Party supports rent control

Here’s some big news from last weekend’s California Democratic Party Convention that won’t make the papers: Delegates voted to pass a resolution expressing “the...

The Agenda, 5/22-5/29: The affordable housing debate isn’t over

Sups. Jane Kim and Aaron Peskin have cut a deal on affordable housing, creating a “consensus” measure that lowers current inclusionary levels from a...

Voters support more, not less, affordable housing

A majority of San Francisco voters oppose the plan by Sups. London Breed and Ahsha Safai to reduce the level of affordable housing in...

The Agenda, May 15-21: Who can afford ‘affordable’ housing?

Two competing affordable housing bills – and another bill that could override both of them to give developers more density – are headed for...